10 (Peruvian)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 09 Mar 2020, updated: 09 Mar 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Most common beverages Peruvians drink

1. Chicha De Jora

(Peruvian)

Chicha de jora is a corn beer chicha prepared by germinating maize, extracting the malt sugars, boiling the wort, and fermenting it in large vessels (traditionally huge earthenware vats) for several days. The process is essentially the same as the process for the production of regular beer. It is traditionally made with Jora corn, a type of corn from the Andes. Some add quinoa or other adjuncts to give it consistency, then it is boiled. Chancaca, a hard form of sugar (like sugar cane), helps with the fermentation process. It is traditionally prepared from a specific kind of yellow maize …

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2. Chicha Morada

(Peruvian)

Chicha morada is a sweet Peruvian beverage made from purple corn, a variant of Zea mays native to the Peruvian Andes, and spices. Non-alcoholic, it is a type of chicha usually made by boiling the corn with pineapple, cinnamon, clove, and sugar. Its use and consumption date back to the pre-colonial era of Peru, even prior to the creation of the Inca empire. The traditional preparation of the drink involves boiling the corn in water with pineapple and, after the juices have gotten into the water, letting it cool. Sugar, cinnamon, and clove are often added for extra spice and …

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3. Emoliente

(Peruvian)

Emoliente is kind of an herbal tea popular with young and old, poor and rich especially in the cold winter month. Sold by street vendors around the country at corners, bus stops or parks and plazas, it is part of Peruvian lifestyle and believed to have healing and protective powers. No wonder, because emoliente is made of numerous Peruvian medicinal plants, herbs and seeds. A great beverage to get warm, add some minerals and vitamins to your diet and boost your body. Ingredients vary depending on the region and availability; and of course every vendor has its own secret recipe …

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4. Champus

Champús (Colombian) (Ecuadorian) (Peruvian)

Champus is a drink popular in Peru, Ecuador and southwest Colombia made with maize, fruits such as lulo (also known as naranjilla), pineapple, quince or guanábana, sweetened with panela and seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and orange tree leaves.

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5. Inca Kola

Golden Kola, Inka Kola (Peruvian)

Inca kola is the national soda of Peru. It looks yelow and it is sweet, fruity flavor that somewhat resembles its main ingredient, lemon verbena, locally known as hierba luisa. Americans compare its flavor to bubblegum or cream soda

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6. Cremolada

(Peruvian)

A Cremolada is something between an ice cream and a flavorful fruit drink; comparable to slush, but made with lots of fresh fruit pulp, water and sugar. Often serve in a plastic beaker it's eaten with a spoon and sipped. As Cremoladas (the short form of crema helada – frozen crème) are quenching thirst perfectly while being refreshingly cold, they are very popular on hot summer days not only in Lima. Cremoladas come in numerous flavors and colors. Using the enormous variety of fresh Peruvian fruits there is no need for flavor enhancers or colorants. And while in Peru cremoladas …

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7. Jugo De Maracuya

Passion Fruit Juice (Peruvian)

A favorite juice for Peruvians. It is made with pure passion fruit, water and sugar.

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8. Jugo Surtido

(Peruvian)

Favorite Peruvian smoothie. Blended banana, papaya, pineapple, Beetroot, strawberries and honey

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9. Jugo De Papaya

(Peruvian)

Papaya smoothie is a classic in the Peruvian breakfast. You can find it in almos every market

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10. Quinua

Quinua Carretillera (Peruvian)

Quinua is a common street food hot breakfast beverage drunk in Peru.

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